LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Pakistan People’s Party leader Jahangir Badar were offered here on Monday.
The funeral prayers were held at Punjab University Law College ground and attended by senior PPP leadership and other politicians. Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced three days of mourning after the party leader’s death.
Senior PPP leader and former secretary general of the party, Jahangir Badar passed away late on Sunday night.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that, ‘The contributions of late Jehangir Badar towards strengthening of Pakistani politics would always be held in great esteem.’
The PM expressed his heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of renowned politician Jehangir Badar.
Sympathizing deeply with the bereaved family, the PM prayed to Almighty Allah to bless the departed soul with eternal peace and grant courage to the family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.
Paying rich tributes to the services of the late politician, the PM further said that, ‘Jehangir Badar was a great political asset who believed and worked for the promotion of democratic norms in Pakistan.’
‘He will be dearly missed by every Pakistani; above all political divide’, added the Prime Minister. NNI/News Desk